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Drug News: March 12, 2015

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DRUG REHAB – USA Governor Candidate Pitches Drug Rehab Plan in Newport – The River City News Former state Supreme Court Justice Will T. Scott, currently running for Governor of Kentucky, was in Northern Kentucky on Wednesday where he made a major policy announcement at press conference in front of the Campbell County Detention Center more…

Eight Months Later, She Was Dead. What Happened?

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Whitney Houston went through several alcohol and drug treatment programs. In June 2011, she’d just finished her last bout with drug rehab. It had lasted 30 days – which she said just wasn’t enough. And she was right – eight months later, in February 2012, she was dead.

But Whitney’s not the only one who needed a longer program. Unfortunately, the vast majority of addiction help programs are relatively short-term and / or outpatient treatment programs. But they have an abysmal success rates – like 5 percent. Success rates that low are one of the major reasons why alcohol and drug addiction is still such a problem. more…

Drug News: February 13, 2013

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PRESCRIPTION DRUGS – USA The pain of addiction often begins with desire to alleviate pain – My Central Jersey “You definitely see people with legitimate prescription drugs progress to addiction,” she said. “In our culture, there is this perception that prescription pills are safe. They may be manufactured by pharmaceutical companies, but the consequences can more…

Drug News: May 20, 2012

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DRUG REHAB – USA Two counties cleared by N.J. Assembly committee to begin drug rehab program for nonviolent offenders – The Star-Ledger Choosing to take small steps first, a panel of lawmakers today approved a watered-down version of Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to make drug treatment mandatory for nonviolent offenders. DRUG ADDICTION – USA Union more…

Drug News: May 6, 2012

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PRESCRIPTION DRUGS – USA Children increasingly bear brunt of drug-abuse crisis – Daytona Beach News-Journal ‎ Every hour, a baby is born in the United States addicted to prescription painkillers. Once born, the babies have to be weaned off the drugs. The Associated Press recently documented the case of a newborn less than one month more…

Drug News: March 25, 2012

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PRESCRIPTION DRUGS – USA The Situation in drug treatment – The Hour ‎ The party is on hold for The Situation. The “Jersey Shore” cast member is getting treatment for prescription medication use. Mike Sorrentino says he’s voluntarily seeking to “take control” of medication he was taking to deal with exhaustion. COCAINE – USA Celebrity more…

Addiction Help Enables a Person to Make Correct Decisions – The Real Cure for Addiction

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Of course, there has been a flurry of reactions in the media to Whitney Houston’s death. Some journalists are talking about ‘enablers,’ specifically those who bent over backwards to get Whitney whatever drugs or alcohol she wanted, whenever she wanted them, and despite the fact that she was obviously out of control and needed addiction more…

Drug News: February 19, 2012

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DRUG ADDICTION – USA O’REILLY: Houston embraced drug life – Rapid City Journal The media have no clue how to cover the death of Whitney Houston. That’s because she was slowly dying for years and many in the press simply averted their eyes. It was ultra-disturbing that a beautiful woman blessed with an extraordinary singing more…

Drug News: February 12, 2012

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PRESCRIPTION DRUGS – USA A Timeline Of Whitney Houston’s Battle With Drug Abuse – RAPFIX.MTV Whitney Houston was found dead at the age of 48 on Saturday (February 11) but her legacy will live on, thanks to a celebrated discography. Outside of her success, however, Houston fought a long, public battle with addiction that made more…

Drug News: June 5, 2011

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MARIJUANA – USA In Connecticut, Carrying A Small Amount of Marijuana Downgraded from Misdemeanor to Fine – Foxnews.com ‎ The Connecticut Senate narrowly approved legislation on Saturday that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. DRUG REHAB – USA Oscar De La Hoya Enters Drug Rehab for Substance Abuse – Larry Brown Sports Former more…

Drug News: April 15, 2010

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Heroin – India Customs Department seizes six Kg heroin in Amritsar – Thaindian News Amritsar, Apr 15 (ANI): The Customs Department seized six kilograms of heroin from courier service provider’s office in Amritsar. Meth – USA New meth recipe sidesteps state laws – Stateline.org A new method of making methamphetamine — a highly addictive street more…